News - Transport

Ryanair has announced three new routes from Exeter Airport, to Malaga, Malta and Naples starting from April next year as part of its Summer 2019 schedule.   This will be the first time that Ryanair has operated from Exeter Airport and it is a significant vote of confidence in the airport’s continued growth,...
Posted on: August, 2018
  The first of the new Intercity Express Trains specifically built for Devon and Cornwall entered service this morning, Monday 20 August. The Class 802 Intercity Express Train (802003 and 005) ran for the very first time with passengers on board, forming the 0553 Plymouth to London Paddington service. A second train...
Posted on: July, 2018
  Exeter College, working in partnership with Devon County Council, has been awarded £60,000 by train operator Great Western Railway (GWR) to create a much improved pedestrian gateway to Exeter from St Davids station.  Under the plans, the route along St Clements Lane, one of the most high profile pedestrian entranceways into...
Posted on: June, 2018
The start of enabling works needed to redevelop Exeter Bus Station means some services will relocate from the current site in June, the City Council and Stagecoach have revealed. From Sunday, June 17, some services will temporarily relocate to nearby dedicated stands on street. Seven bays will remain in use at...
Posted on: June, 2018
  In the final year of a scheme to support community led projects, train operator GWR has announced the latest successful schemes in the South West to benefit from a share of a multimillion funding pot.   Designed to help boost local communities, up to £770,000 a year was available for three years...
Posted on: June, 2018
With two separate pieces of Network Rail railway upgrade works impacting GWR’s trains this coming weekend and over the following two weeks, the train operator is warning passengers to double check their journey before they travel. From this Saturday [2 June] through to and including Thursday 7 June, and on Saturday...
Posted on: May, 2018
    Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has boosted its 2018 Summer schedule with 314 additional flights including an extra 48 flights on 11 attractive routes for family half term travel on Saturday 20th and 27th October 2018; a fourth daily flight on Mon/Thurs/Fri to Manchester from Exeter for enhanced connections via...
Posted on: May, 2018
As Network Rail continues work on the electrification of the Great Western main line over the upcoming Bank Holiday weekend GWR is asking passengers to plan their journeys in advance. From Saturday 26 to Monday 28 May, Network Rail will carry out upgrade work through Swindon, and the railway will be...
Posted on: May, 2018
It has been announced today that Devon County Council has been successful in its bid for Department for Transport (DfT) funding to upgrade the NDLR. The funding will go towards a £93 million scheme which will widen the North Devon Link Road from South Molton to Barnstaple to provide more overtaking...
Posted on: May, 2018
LEARN HOW TO DO A FLYBE ON BOARD SAFETY DEMO! DEVON COUNTY SHOW THURS 17TH MAY 2018 1100/1300/1500 STAND 261, AVENUE E     WHAT?             Photo & filming opportunities for ‘fun’ highly visual and unique content’ and interview availability of newly appointed Chief Commercial Officer, Roy Kinnear.  Fun activities include interactive ‘Taste the Flybe Crew Life’ demonstrations...
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